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Milligan Jazz Ensemble to perform spring concert

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (March 31, 2009) – The Milligan College Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Rick Simerly, will perform their spring concert Monday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Seeger Memorial Chapel on the Milligan College campus.

The show will contain a seven-movement worship service entitled “The Baecker Jazz Worship Service,” after Garth and Terry Baecker who commissioned the piece. Written by Dr. John Cooper, director of jazz studies at Western Illinois University, the performance was recorded by the John Cooper Orchestra in 2007.

The jazz concert will also feature vocalist Loretta Bowers on two of the movements.

The performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Milligan College music department at 461.423.8723 or music@milligan.edu.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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